Monthly Archives: September 2007

JRuby vs Groovy

Lately at my office there has been some conversation about dynamic languages, and which one we should be investigating to replace dead languages like, ColdFusion, there I said it. Luckily one of the dynamic language junkies left to go work … Continue reading

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If at first you don’t succeed…

Anyone who has been following my blog, probably knows that I have been working on some PoC work with Buildr at my office. Well when it came down to it, my boss and I decided that Buildr just isn’t quite … Continue reading

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Google Search Results

Last night was an amazing suprise for me. As I finally achieved something I have been struggling with for some time now. Getting ranked #1 when you search for daniel roop. You wouldn’t think this would be a problem, unless … Continue reading

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2nd Player Video Game Podcast Episode 2

The second episode of the critically acclaimed video game podcast, 2nd Player, was just released last night. Go check it out and tell us what you think.

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Language Patterns

I was researching the execution time difference between static and instance method calls today and came across an old Java forum thread about the topic. I was looking for performance information, but everyone in the thread was focusing on “good … Continue reading

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Actionscript 3.0 Object Equality

This weekend I began tinkering around with FlexUnit 2.0 for Actionscript 3.0. So far I am excited about the framework. It doesn’t do much, but it does the basics. When writing some of my tests I found I needed to … Continue reading

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